Re: building slrn on sparc
On Mon, 1 Mar 2004 14:53:48 -0500
Clint Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > In fact, this behavior comes from a desire to do the right thing
> > when building and bootstrapping gcc. GCC's bootstrap process expects
> > that if the build/host system is sparc64-* that the system compiler,
> > as well as the GCC binary produced by the gcc build itself, will both
> > produce 64-bit executables by default. If this is not the case, the
> > GCC bootstrap will flat out fail.
> I'm pretty sure that when I bootstrapped gcc 3.3 last year, uname was
> still returning 'sparc', and everything behaved exactly the way I wanted
> it to.
That's right, when uname returns 'sparc' gcc on Debian outputs 32-bit by
default as will the gcc bootstrap, conversely when uname returns 'sparc64'
gcc on Debian outputs 64-bit by default as will the gcc bootstrap.